Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Contact Brian

I will be finished grading today and sometime soon you can see your grades online.

If you think I made a mistake and need to change your grade, call or email me.

Brian Dean:  brianhdean(at)yahoo(dot)ca

DO NOT CALL if you only want to beg for higher marks.  I will change grades if I made a mistake.

Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Written Exam Schedule

Class 125 in room 7212

Class 185 in room 6501
Class 208 in room 6209
Class 229 in room 6202

Good Luck, Everyone!

Thursday, 8 December 2011

Close the Door!

If you feel cold in the university buildings, this is why.  I don't understand how people can go through a doorway on campus and not close the door behind them.

Korean Idioms:

 꼬리가 길다.
꼬리 아직 안 들어왔나?

"You have a long tail."
"Is your tail in yet?"

More from Surprisesaplenty at Gangwon Notes.

Friday, 2 December 2011

Practice Written Exam

This is not homework.  You can practice this and we will answer some questions in class Dec10-15.

last sleeper

Sunday, 27 November 2011

Final Oral Exam, Fall 2011

Brian will ask five (5) of these questions:

unit 10
Ask Brian a "Have you........" question and follow up with past tense questions for more details, including "How was it?"

Brian asks "Have you.........?" and "How was it?"  Give a full answer with details.

Two job interview questions from page 115
unit 11
Look at the picture (a man or woman with a sore throat, backache.....)
a)What is wrong?
b) What should s/he do?
c) What should s/he avoid?

How do you keep healthy? What bad habits do you have?

When do you feel excited?

How do you feel when you ______?

How did you feel when you _______?

Have you ever been stressed out?

How do you relax or unwind?
unit 12
Describe your looks and personality.

What should your date be like?
What do you think your date should be like?

What do you think your teacher should be like?

What's your type of guy/ woman?

Where would you like to go on a first date?

What would you do if your date took you to an expensive restaurant then said s/he had no money?

Who is your best friend?
...+follow up questions.
What do you and your friend have in common?

Wednesday, 16 November 2011

How do you feel when you hear...

Classic Rock?

I feel ______ when I hear classic rock.


I feel ____ when I hear The Clash.


How do you feel when you hear classical music?

I feel ____- when I listen to classical music.


How do you feel when you listen to soft music?

I feel ____ when I listen to soft music.

Uh, weird music?

I feel ____ when I listen to weird music.

Disney and Let It Go?

Country/ cowboy yodeling?

Arirang on danso?

pajamas rap?

Sunday, 6 November 2011

보강 Make up classes for #185, 208

For my Tuesday/Friday class (#208), our make up class will be 11:00 in room NM327 on November 18.

For my Tuesday/ Thursday class (#185), our make up class will be 10:00 in room V529 on November 17.

English Cafe Concert

sleep in class, get posted on the web

As always, I blurred the face.  The blur function left some king of strange pattern.

Thursday, 3 November 2011

Homework for November 9th, 10th or 11th

By the last class of next week, have page 115 filled in in your texbook.  Page 115 is the model for a resume'.

Address: You do not need your full address, just Gu and city

Education:  Number of years of university

Skills: Hagwon training, musical skills, driver's licences or other licences, language skills.

Experience:  Military service for men, work or volunteer work, conferences or projects at university

Wednesday, 2 November 2011

Free Rice

If you have time and want to study English, try this site.  I don't know if anyone gets free rice from this site, but the vocabulary and other questions are fun.

Tuesday, 1 November 2011

November sleeper

I feel sorry for this guy.  I also felt sick and tired in class.  Apparently, so did all my students.  Tough class today.

Sunday, 23 October 2011

Sunday, 16 October 2011

caught sleeping

Sleep in class, get posted on the net!

Tuesday, 4 October 2011

Fall 2011 midterm exam

Below is a list of several questions.  I will ask you 3 of them.  Then, you and your partner will have a a conversation based on the prompts.

Unit 7
Look at the man in the picture.  What does he look like?
Look at the woman in the picture. What does she look like?

I expect four or more details:
Tall/short, slender/robust, hair length and color, face and glasses.
What is different about the person in these two pictures?
I expect as many details as possible.
Tell me about your character.
Tell me about my character.
At least three details, and the word 'but'.
Here are four personal ads.  Which person is the best match for you?  Why?
Match details to yourself.  "He is tall and I am tall.  She is shy and I am shy..."
Unit 8
What clothes are you wearing?
What clothes is Brian wearing?
Tell me about three or more articles of clothing.
Look at the picture and describe one person.  The other student should identify him/her.

Unit 9
What did you eat for dinner/supper last night?
At least three foods and/or drinks.
How do ___(pickles)__ taste?
They taste sweet/ sour/ creamy....
What is your favorite drink?  Where do you get it?  How often do you drink it?
Name the drink.  Name the store....

Brian will choose one of these conversations for you and your partner to act out:
A shopping conversation like the one on page 90.
A shopping conversation like the one on page92-93.

A food conversation like the one on page 100
A restaurant conversation like the one on page 102.

Tuesday, 27 September 2011

Homework #1

Look at the personal ads and choose one that you think would be a good match for you.  Write down the person's name and expalin why this person is a good match.  Write or print out your answers and give them to Brian in class between Oct 5 and Oct 7.


"My name: ___________________  Class #: _____________

 ______ and I would be a good match.

We are both ______________________________

and ____________________________________.

We both like/ want ________________________.

But we are a little different. 

_(name)_ is ____________ but I am ____________."


Women ISO men:
1) Janice
SWF, 19YO, ns, sd ISO SM Age 19-21, NS, sd as friends-with-benefits

I am fun and honest, but messy.
I like dancing, concerts and going to the beach.
I want a good dancer and swimmer.
2) Kelly
SF, 20YO, ND, NS ISO SKM Age 21~, ND for LTR

I am serious and quiet.
I like reading and going to movies.
I want a man who likes quiet evenings.
3) Nancy

I am fun and active but also responsible and  strict
I like being outdoors and hiking and seeing movies and visiting temples and historic sites.
A good date would be hiking up a nearby mountain and having a picnic.
SF 25 YO ISO M, 22-27 YO, SD

I am hardworking and practical but also fun and sociable
I like getting out of the house: going outdoors or to parties and events.
I want a man who likes hiking and swimming but also nightclubs and dancing.
5) Jackie

I am quiet but fun.  I sleep a lot and am never on time.
I like to travel and do things, but only in the afternoon, because I sleep late in the morning.
6) Anne

I am talkative and serious.  I work and lot and am always on time.
I like to meet people at coffee shops and talk.
I want a man who will be on time and call me Anne, not Jackie.

Men ISO Women

7) John
SM, S, SD, 22 YO, just out of army, ISO SF under 22YO to have fun with

I am active, funny and fun.
I finished my military service so I want to relax and not be serious.
I like to go to night clubs and to movies.
8) Dave

I am generous and honest but messy
I like playing computer and phone games.  I love my Galaxy Tab.
I would like to go to movies and PC rooms.
9) Greg

I am sociable and talkative but inactive.
I like to chat at coffee shops and in class.
A good date would be a bus tour and visits to coffee shops.
10) Paul

I am active and friendly but messy.
I like hiking, swimming, cycling and reading.
I would like to find someone to travel with and explore.

11) James
I am friendly and honest.
I will start military service next week so I want to have fun this week!
A good date would be a romantic one!

Monday, 26 September 2011

Thursday, 22 September 2011

Tuesday, 20 September 2011

personal ad jargon

I am secure & happy with myself, but...Life is meant for 2!! A little bit about myself: I enjoy travel, camping by a lake, gardening, home decorating, Comedy Clubs & Dinner Theater, music, my dog, & celebrating special occasions. I am self-sufficient, independent, honest, I have a great sense of humor, & family & friends are very important to me. A man who ONLY has eyes for me & can make me laugh are important qualities! No Pressure! Let's just relax...become friends & get to know each other... and see what happens.
and more.

SAM= single Asian Man
SAF = Single Asian Female
SACM: 'C' for Christian  SABM - Buddhist.
DWM = Divorced White Male
MBA =  Married But Available

ISO = in search of

LTR = long term relationship.
Friends with benefits = romantic relationship but no long term plans

ND, NS = Non Drinker, Non S_____
GHS= Good sense of humor

21YO SAM ISO 2-YO SAF ND, NS as friend-with-benefits
I am fun and outdoorsy.  Let's walk on the beach and play in the mountains and have fun together!

Young SAF ISO SM, 20~25 YO for LTR.
I enjoy movies and Nampodong.  Let's visit JeongDongJin to see the sunrise!

Your Turn!


Thursday, 15 September 2011

Tuesday, 13 September 2011

English Cafe'

Brian has a sore neck

Hello students.

On Tuesday, I fell off a small tractor (경운기) and hurt my neck.  I'm okay, don't worry!  But, I don't want to carry many books around for a few days.  Here are images from the textbook.

Tuesday, 24 May 2011

2011 Spring Final Exam

Exam is based on Unit3- Unit 6(only to page 65)
Below are nine questions and I will ask five at the final exam.  Remember to give full answers.

1) What do you do ____? (at night, before bed, in the morning, on Saturdays...)
2) How often do you ____? (brush your teeth, have English class, ...)

3) What _____ do you like? (kind of music, kind of movie, sport, food...)
4) "Love", "like", "okay", "Don't like", "can't stand", "hate" : Use three of these in sentences

5) What did you do __(time)___? and follow up questions
yesterday, this morning, last night...
6) Ask Brian, "What did you do _(time)_?" + 2 follow up questions
7) Tell Brian about something you used to do or used to be.

8)What are you going to do _(future time)_? + follow up questions.
9) Ask Brian, "What are you going to do _(Future time)_?" + 2 follow up questions

Sunday, 24 April 2011

events in my apartment

Tell me what is happening at my apartment complex.  Use "After" and "Before", "From" and "To", and "Starts at" and "Finishes at".

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Thursday, 14 April 2011

Thursday, 7 April 2011

Spring midterm Exam 2011

The midterm exam will take place over two class between April 13 and 19.  Half the class will attend the first day and half the second day.  Brian will ask each student 5 questions from the list below. The exam is based on Units 1 and 2.   Examples and appropriate answers will be discussed in the final class before the exam.

1) What's your family name?
2) Where in Korea are you from?
3) What's your email address?
4) How's it going? How are you? How are you doing?
5) Do you live with your parents? On campus? …
6) Ask Brian 3 introduction questions - age, nationality, major, job, hobby, …

7) How many people are there in your family?
8) What do your parents do for a living?
9) What does your father do in his free time?
10) Look at a picture.  What does s/he look like?
11) Look at a picture.  What is s/he doing?
12) Look at a picture.  Where is Brian?

Thursday, 31 March 2011

CBT news

1. 신청방법
  1. TOEIC CBT홈페이지(http://cbt.dongseo.ac.kr)접속희망일자/시간 신청학년 및 학부별 일정에 맞춰 시험 응시
  2. 일일 4(10, 13, 15, 17)/ 회당 110명 시험가능
2. 시험장소
어문관(6번 건물) 9(토익CBT)
3. 학년 및 학부별 시험 일정표
  1. 1차 운영 (03.07 - 05.09)
  • 4학년 중점 CBT 시험운영
  • 4학년 중점 CBT 시험운영

03.07() - 03.10()
03.11() - 03.16()
03.17() - 03.22()
03.23() - 03.28()
03.29() - 04.01()
  • 1,2,3,5학년 중점 CBT 시험운영

04.04() - 04.07()
4 ~ 5
04.08() - 04.13()
04.14(),04.15(), 04.25(),04.26()
04.18() - 04.22()
04.27() - 05.02()
05.03() - 05.09()
  1. 2차 운영 (05.11 - 06.15)

05.11() - 05.16()
05.17() - 05.20()
05.23() - 05.26()
05.27() - 06.01()
06.02() - 06.15(
4. 유의사항
  1. CBT TOEIC 점수는 2011학년도 1학기 32일부터 615일 이내에 친 것만 대학정책영어회화 성적에 반영되며 6월 미결시자 기간에는 학생들이 많이 몰려 좌석이 부족하오니 이점 유의하시기 바랍니다.
  2. 결시 및 지각학생의 경우, 시험일로부터 15일 이후에 신청이 가능합니다.
  3. 학생증 미지참시, 시험에 응시할 수 없습니다
  4. YBM 공인토익점수는 2011학년도 3 ~ 5월 이내에 친 것만 반영되며 배점반영은 동일합니다.
(6 17일까지 외국인 연구실[문의: 051-320-1687]로 제출!)

Wednesday, 16 March 2011